2013

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So long as there’s climate change, every day is human rights day

Blog entry by Yeb Sano | December 10, 2016

When I decided to embark with others on a 1500 km, 60-day  pilgrimage  from Rome to Paris, culminating at the COP21 climate talks in 2015, the urgency I felt wasn’t just scientific or political, it was also very personal. After so many...

Ladies and gentlemen, meet The Great Northern Forest

Blog entry by Juha Aromaa | December 7, 2016

The Great Northern Forest has many names. Scientists see The Great Northern Forest as the boreal forest ecosystem - the global coniferous forest blanketing the northern hemisphere. The Russians traditionally call it “Taiga”. If you...

Protecting what protects us

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | December 7, 2016

The diversity of nature is essential to ensure our planet remains habitable. That is why we need to stand up to all those who endanger the global web of life – those who plunder the Commons for private gain. Back in 1992,...

3 Things You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline Win

Blog entry by Mary Sweeters | December 7, 2016

Thank you, water protectors. Yesterday, the Obama administration and the Army Corps of Engineers denied Dakota Access Pipeline builder Energy Transfer Partners the final permit it needs to complete the pipeline. This is a...

What will it take to protect the world’s fish and oceans for future generations?

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | December 2, 2016

I don’t speak tuna . And I fear my ability to sign in shark could be fatally misconstrued. But next week when people from all around the Pacific and beyond meet in Fiji to discuss the future of fisheries in the region, our finned...

Where is the hope?

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | December 1, 2016

I’m not sure we can win with logic.  How do we reverse species loss, climate change, toxins, general overshoot of Earth’s generous habitats? We have the science, but humanity at the large scale does not appear to have the political...

Four ways our forests must be part of the climate conversation

Blog entry by Jannes Stoppel | December 1, 2016

On a warming planet, forests hold the key to stopping climate change. Forest landscapes and agricultural areas can absorb emissions like a sponge. They take carbon dioxide from the air through photosynthesis, and store it in wood and...

Samsung, can you hear us?

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | December 1, 2016

Over the past week we've watched as thousands of people around the world joined our urgent call for Samsung to come up with a concrete plan to reuse or recycle 4.3 million Galaxy Note7s. From Hong Kong to Washington DC, you called...

When Mahy met Māui: Fighting for our endangered dolphin

Blog entry by Juliane Thern | November 25, 2016

Do you remember what it was like to be a child? Or have you recently watched your children, your friend’s children, or your nieces and nephews? Everything they see is new and exciting, everything seems possible, and everything can be...

Stand for Indigenous rights – and for the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | November 23, 2016

For centuries, Indigenous Peoples have been fighting to protect their lands and secure their rights in the face of colonisation, environmental destruction and violence. Today – with looming global environmental crises like climate...

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